68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia

68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia Check out a few pictures from Mano a Mano’s recent trip to Bolivia in March. Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez and a group of travelers from Minnesota went to meet high Andean subsistence farm families, become immersed in their daily lives, and learn how Mano a Mano’s Center for […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: February 12, 2019

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: February 12, 2019 Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, February 12 for our monthly Speaker Series event. This month, Mike Dockry, PhD will be discussing “Indigenous Protest and the Roots of Sustainable Forestry in Bolivia.” The event is free and takes places at Mano a Mano (925 Pierce […]

Mano a Mano in Mitchell Hamline Law Magazine

Christine Ver Ploeg, Mitchell Hamline Professor Emerita and Mano a Mano Boardmember, was recently featured in the Mitchell Hamline Law Magazine about her work with Mano a Mano.

Thanks Stradis Healthcare

Thanks Stradis Healthcare for sending a truckload of drapes, instruments, and medical supplies to Mano a Mano! We unloaded 11,093 pounds of supplies at our warehouse in St. Paul yesterday. And thank you to Jeff Milne for picking everything up in Illinois and driving it to Mano a Mano!

Two Containers of Recovered Resources En Route to Bolivia

This morning, two containers filled with recovered resources (medical supplies, school supplies, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, and other items) were picked up to start their journey from Mano a Mano’s St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse to our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Donating a Wheelchair in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Mano a Mano donating a wheelchair in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089 Thanks to the volunteers from Boy Scouts Troop 3089 that helped sort & pack donated orthopedic supplies at Mano a Mano last night! Everything they helped pack will be sent to Bolivia, where it is distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country.

Thanks BizRecycling

Thanks BizRecycling We have a new sorting space! Thanks to a grant from BizRecycling to improve Mano a Mano’s recycling programs, we have been able to upgrade parts of our surplus distribution program and warehouse space in St. Paul to better process the ~200,000 pounds of donated supplies we receive each year. Most of these […]

A Story of Home Coming

A Story of Home Coming Home coming can mean many things to many people. Many of us have a home coming story that is dear to us. Here is one that will always have a special place in my heart. Mano a Mano, where I work as a volunteer, gets hundreds of donations. Most of […]

We Have Solar Power!

We Have Solar Power! We are excited to have our solar panels now live at our St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse. Our primary program in Minnesota – and the program that started Mano a Mano more than 20 years ago – is recovering resources that would be thrown away and sending them to Bolivia, where we […]